McMinnville Man Dies In Logging Accident


On Wednesday July 12, at approximately 08:50am, Tillamook 911 was notified of a logging accident in an area about 5.5 miles above Gold Creek Rd in Tillamook at a Hofenbredl Timber logging site.  The initial investigation found that 32-year old Casey Schlundt,  of McMinnville sustained traumatic injuries from a fall resulting from an unexpected log shift that broke a cable dropping the logs and Schlundt 45 to 50 feet. He was pronounced deceased on scene.  The investigation continues by OSHA and the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office.